Nintendo's share price has hit a two-year high, Bloomberg reports, with stock at the Japanese publisher jumping 4 per cent today.
Stock for Nintendo closed at ¥14,050 (approximately $141/£92) a share in the Tokyo stock exchange, the highest for the company since July 2011.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf finished second in June's NPD charts, behind Sony's PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last of Us. The game was Nintendo's third-biggest 3DS launch in the US, behind Mario Kart 7 and Super Mario 3D Land.
For more on Animal Crossing: New Leaf, check out GameSpot's review.